OnlineSchools.com Article Feed http://www.onlineschools.com/ Includes all articles from the /ask, /blog, and /in-focus sections of OnlineSchools.com en-US Copyright 2014 QuinStreet OnlineSchools.com <![CDATA[Online Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/degrees/bachelor/business/management-leadership http://www.onlineschools.com/degrees/bachelor/business/management-leadership Learn what to expect from an online bachelor's degree program in management and leadership, and what types of careers may be available to graduates.

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:38:00 -0700
<![CDATA[Snow days melt away as schools warm up to e-learning]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/snow-days http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/snow-days As cancelled school days snowball during this year's polar vortex, schools are warming up to e-learning as a way to keep the fires of education burning at home.

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:20:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: How Long Do Students Have to Drop a Course After It Begins?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/dropping-courses http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/dropping-courses Question: How long do students have to drop a course after it begins?

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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:45:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: How Can Students Socialize While Attending Online School?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/socializing http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/socializing Question: How can my student socialize while attending an online school?

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:24:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: What Is Early Registration?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/early-registration http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/early-registration Question: What is the difference between registration and early registration?

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Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:56:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Can Online Students Take Vacations?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/vacations http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/vacations Question: Every year my family takes a vacation and we are gone for a week. I'm scheduled to take a course, but I don't know if I'll have Internet access. What should I do?

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:29:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Are Online Students Required to Participate in Class Discussions?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/participation-requirements http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/participation-requirements Question: I am curious about the requirements regarding participation in an online course. Will my child be required to participate in class discussions?

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:51:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Teacher talk: Enhancing language arts instruction with technology]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-language-arts-instruction http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-language-arts-instruction K-12 education expert Christi Wilson discusses several ways teachers can incorporate technology into their language arts curriculum.

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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:17:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: What Is Independent Study?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/independent-study http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/independent-study Question: What is independent study and is it available to online students?

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:37:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Is Online School Easier Than Traditional Education?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/is-online-school-easier http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/is-online-school-easier Question: I've heard that online schooling is easier than traditional classroom learning, is that true?

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Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:41:00 -0800
<![CDATA[10 Colleges and Universities Innovating the Application Process]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/10-colleges-innovating-application-process http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/10-colleges-innovating-application-process Standardized college applications are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Check out these 10 schools innovating the college application process for a new generation of students.

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Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:40:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: How Do Schools Decide the Size of an Online Class?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/online-class-size http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/online-class-size Question: How do schools decide the size of an online class?

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Tue, 07 Jan 2014 10:39:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Do Online Students Have Homework?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/homework http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/homework Question: Will my child have homework when he attends school online?

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 10:14:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Teacher talk: Blended learning]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-blended-learning http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-blended-learning Ready to flip your classroom? Educator Christi Wilson takes a look at the many advantages of blended learning at the K-12 level.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:21:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: How Can I Help My Child Succeed in an Online School?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/parents-role http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/parents-role Question: What is my role while my child attends online school?

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:45:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Competency-Based Degree Programs Catch On]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/competency-based-degree-programs-catch-on http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/competency-based-degree-programs-catch-on Reward students for what they know, not how long they sit in a classroom: That's the idea behind competency-based degree programs. See how colleges across the country are changing their approach to education.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:18:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: How Do Students Communicate With Their Teacher in an Online Course?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/communicating-with-online-teacher http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/communicating-with-online-teacher Question: When you take an online class, how do you communicate with the teacher?

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:36:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Teacher talk: Using YouTube in the classroom]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-using-youtube-classroom http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-using-youtube-classroom In this installment of Teacher Talk, K-12 education expert Christi Wilson discusses how teachers and parents can use YouTube for educational purposes.

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:53:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Can Online Students Earn College Scholarships?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/scholarships http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/scholarships Question: Will I still have the opportunity to earn a college scholarship while attending an online high school?

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:09:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Do Online Teachers Accept Late Assignments?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/late-assignments http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/late-assignments Question: Do online instructors allow late assignments?

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:19:00 -0800
<![CDATA[The surprising ways social media can benefit young students]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/surprising-ways-social-media-can-benefit-young-students http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/surprising-ways-social-media-can-benefit-young-students With all of the negative things you hear about kids and the Internet, it's easy to think that the two weren't meant to mix. However, a growing body of research indicates there are benefits for children who use social media in an appropriate way.

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Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:47:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Will My Child Be Taught Common Core If He Attends Online School?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/common-core-state-standards http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/common-core-state-standards Question: Will my child be taught the Common Core if he attends online school?

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:25:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Millennials and Their Struggle with Today's Workplace]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/millennial-workplace.html http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/millennial-workplace.html Learn what millennial workers look for in an optimal employer and which ideals they often compromise when starting their career.

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:27:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Do Online Schools Offer STEM Courses?]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/stem-courses http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/stem-courses Question: Is it possible for my child to take STEM courses while attending online school?

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:50:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Teacher talk: Common Core State Standards]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-common-core-state-standards http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-common-core-state-standards In this week's blog post, K-12 educator Christi Wilson discusses the Common Core State Standards and their impact on her classroom.

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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:39:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Q&A: Parent-Teacher Conferences]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/parent-teacher-conferences http://www.onlineschools.com/ask/parent-teacher-conferences Question: Will my child's online school conduct a parent-teacher conference similar to a more traditional school setting?

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:20:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Is Gen Y Really Lazy and Self-entitled? ME-llennials in the Workplace]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/me-llennials-in-the-workplace.html http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/me-llennials-in-the-workplace.html How does Gen Y stack up in the workplace? Learn how these Millennials compare to other generations in his infographic.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:21:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Career Spotlight: Renewable Energy and Sustainability]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/career-spotlight-renewable-energy-sustainability http://www.onlineschools.com/in-focus/career-spotlight-renewable-energy-sustainability A host of new careers are cropping up to help organizations align themselves with modern environmental and ethical standards. Find out how sustainability is driving job growth for everyone from corner-office executives to technicians with their boots on the ground.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:21:00 -0800
<![CDATA[Teacher talk: How Dropbox changed teaching (for me)]]> http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-dropbox http://www.onlineschools.com/blog/teacher-talk-dropbox Our resident K-12 educator Christi Wilson explains how Dropbox, a cloud-based file storage service, changed her approach to lesson planning.

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Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:38:00 -0800